Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To furl.
- n. A quarter or third part of a thin circular cake of flour or oatmeal. Also farrel.
- n. obsolete A quarter of a thin oatmeal or flour cake.
- n. Any such cake or bread, now particularly used for Irish specialities as soda farls and potato farls.
- v. Obsolete form of furl.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete Same as furl.
- Contraction of fardel. (Wiktionary)
“While butter and jam are very nice on a soda farl, the BEST way to eat one (though not necessarily the healthiest) is to cut it crossways, fry the cut sides in a little bit of butter, and then serve it as a sandwich with crisp bacon (or sausages) and a fried egg.”
“It's the full English and then some – with added fried soda farl and potato bread.”
“The receptionist has no idea what constitutes an Ulster Fry or what a soda farl is.”
“Part 2 contains instructions for “farl” and a very small dissertation on Irish tea.”
“Apparently someone had actually dug that farl The beach was not fenced, but there was a heavy steel net and, beyond that, a persuasive tradition of sharks.”
“He poured out his tea, and then began to spread butter on a piece of soda-farl.”
“At the head of the staircase they stopped and watched the Princess as she went down the stairs and across the courtyard, her long white robe trailing behind her, with the cup of ruby-red wine in one hand, and the farl of cake in the other.”
“You take a tattie scone I believe the English call it a "potato farl" - no poetry in that name and, having fried it, you place it within the welcoming confines of a generously buttered morning roll.”
“Nonsense, you need to die in a house fire you cat p1ss reeking, farl faced, hare lipped ugly fcuking cnut.”
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